Austria-born Markus Stummer started his filmmaking journey in the postproduction. Editing TV shows, feature films, hundreds of music videos and movie trailers taught him the skills of good storytelling, timing and humour. After training as a drama teacher and working as a copywriter, he moved into directing and created music videos for European pop culture.
Over the past two decades Markus has worked with some of the biggest brands and artists such as Guinness, Ikea, Mercedes-Benz, McDonald’s and Lady Gaga amongst many others, giving him extensive experience in all aspects of filmmaking.
He has mastered a wide range of genres, from comedy and lifestyle to automotive and cinematic work, all the while holding authentic character performance in the highest regard. His obsessive commitment, his cinematic sensibility, and his deep appreciation for the actor-director relationship are his signature.
2012 Agency, ‿ and us, BBDO, Counterpart, Grey Worldwide, Isobar, Jung von Matt, JWT, Kolle Rebbe, KNSK, Lukas Lindemann Rosinski, Magic Moments, McCann, MullenLowe, Publicis, Serviceplan, Select NY, TBWA, Wirz, Young & Rubicam
Alfa Romeo, Bayer, Bitburger, Bepanthen, Blue Band, Braun, Cheestrings, Danone, Deutsche Bank, Disney Channel, easyCredit, e.GO Mobile, Faber Castell, Freenet, Ferrero, Friendscout, Früh Kölsch, Guinness, Henkel, Ikea, Kabel Deutschland, Krakus, Landmarkgroup, Lidl, Lindt & Sprüngli, McDonnald’s, Mercedes-Benz, Miele, MTV, Nestlé, Nissin Foods, Otto Group, Procter & Gamble, Pro Sieben, RTL II, Reckitt Benckiser, Smart, Sonymusic, Universal Music, Unitymedia, VIVA, VOX, WMF, ZDF, Zeiss